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Fun at the fair

| August 18, 2023 1:00 AM

Bonner County and Bonner County Fair officials have spent the past year planning the fair and working to make this year's event the best one yet.

The Bonner County Fair doesn't charge an entry fee. While there is a $3 parking fee, the proceeds are split between those school and youth groups which work the gates and a scholarship fund. For the past several years, the fair has been able to fund four $1,750 scholarships — all thanks to the public paying the parking fee.

The Bonner County Fair runs today through Saturday and is held at the Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer Road.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Tyler Wood, a member of the Gold 'n' Grouse 4-H Club, tends to his market animal steer at the Bonner County Fairgrounds on Wednesday,

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

A young 4-H'er gets ready for a competition on Thursday.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

A young 4-H'er hangs out with his goat while waiting his turn to compete in the ring on Thursday at the Bonner County Fair.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

A youngster takes advantage of an inflatable water slide at the Bonner County Fair to cool off on Wednesday.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Wyatt Lanaville of Panhandle Pride 4-H and Logan Wood of Gold 'n' Grouse 4-H make sure Wood's steer has enough water to drink at the Bonner County Fair on Wednesday.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

A young quartet get ready to have their photos taken at the World's Funniest Photo Booth on Thursday. The booth is just one of many great things to do and see at the Bonner County Fair, which continues through Saturday.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

A pair of Bonner County Fair participants show their goats at a competition on Thursday.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Poultry category participants demonstrate where the different parts of the fowl are located as they take part in an event at the Bonner County Fair on Thursday.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

A young fair participant waits for direction as she shows her goat at the Bonner County Fair on Thursday.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

A youngster holds her chicken while taking part in the Bonner County Fair on Thursday.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Cecil the Magician performs to an enthralled audience as the Bonner County Fair kicked off on Wednesday.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

A fair participant reaches down to pet her goat as she takes part in the Bonner County Fair on Wednesday.

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(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)

Young fair participants try to spot the fish in the pond Thursday in the wildlife building at the Bonner County Fair.

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